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SURGICAL SIMULATION

 
VENTRICULAR-PERITONEAL SHUNT ANIMATION
   

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VENTRICULAR PERITONEAL SHUNT ANIMATION DIALOGUE

 

 

 

  1. An incision is made in the head and along the collar bone.
  2. A shunt tunneling instrument is used to pass the shunt tubing under the skin from the head down to the chest.
  3. This process is repeated tunneling the shunt tubing from the chest to the belly (peritoneal cavity). The end of the shunt is then placed into the belly (peritoneal) cavity.
  4. The shunt valve is attach and the ventricular catheter is threaded into the ventricle.
  5. The VP Shunt will now drain from the ventricles into the peritoneal cavity.